PORTLAND — Maine Education Services recently announced a new scholarship opportunity for Maine high school students. The MES CRAVE Student Blogger Scholarship will award two $2,000 scholarships to Maine high school students, one junior and one senior.

To apply, students must submit a sample blog post of 300-500 words describing their biggest worries, concerns and challenges regarding college. These sample blog posts will be reviewed and evaluated and two winners will be chosen.

Scholarship winners will be required to submit a minimum of six blog posts, one at least every other month throughout the 2013-14 school year, starting in October 2013. The student blogs, which must focus on the college search, college decisions, financing, or other related topics, will be posted on the MES CRAVE website.

The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 16. Complete details can be found at www.mesfoundation.org. Scholarship winners will be announced by Monday, Sept. 30.


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